Math 7: Semester 2

Learning Outcomes

After you have successfully completed this course, you should be able to do the following:

  1. Simplify and compare fractions.
  2. Change from fractions to mixed numbers and fractions to decimals and vice versa.
  3. Add, subtract, multiply, and divide fractions and mixed numbers.
  4. Identify unit rates in different representations.
  5. Work with ratios, proportions, and percents.
  6. Use number lines and modeling with integers.
  7. Add, subtract, multiply, and divide integers.
  8. Work with algebraic expressions and equations.
  9. Write and solve equations and inequalities.

Required Resources.

The calculator explorations are written for the Texas Instruments Explorer 30 (TI-30); however, most other graphing calculators have similar capabilities.

Reliable access to a computer and internet.

Math 7: Semester 1

Learning Outcomes

After you have successfully completed this course, you should be able to

  1. Represent data using a bar graph, a line graph, and a circle graph. Also make a spreadsheet, frequency table, and a line plot.
  2. Find the mean, median, and mode of a data set. Compare measures of central tendency among data sets.
  3. Find probabilities of events, predict the relative frequency of events, and use simulations to identify frequencies for compound events.
  4. Identify geometric terms such as points, lines, planes, segments, rays, and angles. Classify types of polygons by their number of sides. Explore types of triangles and special quadrilaterals.
  5. Perform operations such as addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division on decimal numbers.
  6. Identify divisibility rules for numbers. Find the greatest common factor and least common multiple for a set of numbers using prime factorization.
  7. Find the area of geometric figures and the surface area of various geometric solids.
  8. Use estimation skills to order, approximate, and round answers to problems.
  9. Use various problem-solving skills to solve real-world application problems.

Required Resources.

The calculator explorations are written for the Texas Instruments Explorer 30 (TI-30); however, most other graphing calculators have similar capabilities.

Reliable access to a computer and internet.

English 8: Semester 2

Learning Outcomes

  1. Apply new vocabulary words to your reading and writing.
  2. Write your own persuasive letter, argumentative essay, journal entries, and novel chapter.
  3. Analyze literature by reading an epic adventure and a novel and completing additional recreational reading.
  4. Identify the elements of the research process and incorporate them into your own research paper.

Course Materials

Most of the reading you do in this course will be found online within the course. However, you will need to have a copy of the novel Stargirl by Jerry Spinelli. This novel was published in 2000 and should not be hard to find. You may check this book out at your local library or purchase a copy of it from a bookstore.

English 8: Semester 1

Course Learning Outcomes

  1. Apply new vocabulary words to your reading and writing and expand your individual “world of words.”
  2. Write your own creative poems, opinions, journal entries, film-to-novel comparison, expository essay, and short story.
  3. Compare and analyze life experiences by reading examples of several literary forms, including poetry, short stories, informational texts, and a novel.
  4. Identify the elements of fiction and incorporate them into a short story of your own.

Course Materials

You will need to have a copy of the novel The Dark Is Rising by Susan Cooper. It was published in 1973 and was awarded a Newbery Honor Award. This novel should not be too difficult to find; you may check it out at your local library or purchase a copy of it from a bookstore.

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